Brighton LGBTQ+ venue, R-Bar, seeks Bar Manager

November 20, 2023

R-Bar, the LGBTQ+ bar on Brighton seafront, is seeking a new full-time Bar Manager (40-45 hours per week). The bar is looking for serious candidates who are looking to advance their careers in the industry. Working alongside the wider management team and the General Manager, R-Bar is looking for someone passionate about the development of the venue and safe space, whilst motivating and energising staff to support that vision.

Required skills & experience:

  • Venue and people management experience in the hospitality industry
  • Deep understanding of the LGBTQ+ community
  • Ability to lead and inspire a diverse team
  • Exceptional attention to detail and high standards
  • Prepare to ‘muck in’ and lead by example
  • Outstanding customer service
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills
  • Strong with administrative skills, using Word & Excel

Responsibilities will include: 

  • Managing the venue
  • Stock ordering, rotation, and management
  • Staff rotas, training, and recruitment
  • Renewing product lists and pricing
  • Creative input for events and marketing
  • Opening and closing procedures
  • Liaising with security and the wider management team
  • Dealing with customer queries or complaints

Salary: £27,000 – £32,000, plus additional performance-related bonuses of up to £3,000 per year.

Deadline for applications is 6pm on Wednesday, November 29. Send a cover letter and CV to Start date is December 11, or flexible for the right candidate.